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General dictionaries General (32 matching dictionaries)
  1. tenuous: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. tenuous: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. tenuous: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. tenuous: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. tenuous: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. tenuous: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Tenuous, tenuous: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. tenuous: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Tenuous: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. tenuous: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. tenuous: V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary [home, info]
  12. tenuous: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  13. tenuous: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  14. tenuous: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  15. tenuous: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  16. tenuous: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. tenuous: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  18. Tenuous: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. Tenuous: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. tenuous: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. tenuous: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. tenuous: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. tenuous: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. tenuous: Hutchinson's Dictionary of Difficult Words [home, info]
  25. tenuous: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  26. tenuous: Hutchinson Dictionaries [home, info]
  27. tenuous: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  28. tenuous: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  29. tenuous: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  30. tenuous: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. tenuous: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. tenuous: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. tenuous: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. tenuous: A Word A Day [home, info]

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adjective:  very thin in gauge or diameter ("A tenuous thread")
adjective:  having thin consistency ("A tenuous fluid")
adjective:  having little substance or significance ("A tenuous argument")

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